Enjoying the afternoon sun

A massive male South American sea lion (Otaria flavescens) in the Piriapólis harbour. It is very common to see them resting on the docks, or swimming close to the fishing boats when they return to port…

• South american sea lion / patagonian sea lion
• Lobo marino de un pelo

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Carnivora
Suborder:Pinnipedia
Family:Otariidae
Subfamily:Otariinae
Genus:Otaria
Species:O. flavescens

Puerto de Piriápolis, Maldonado, Uruguay

Photo Taken: May 30, 2021
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